pidginim.org and pidginim.com
mark at kingant.net
Tue Sep 25 01:36:52 EDT 2007
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:54:43 -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote
> Luke Schierer spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Sean asked me to look at transfering pidginim.com and pidginim.org to
> > our control from the person offering them to us.
> > While we have trivially set them up to point to the same ip as
> > homing.pidgin.im, transfering them requires somewhat more work.
> > Most importantly, transfering them requires I pay $8.95 per domain for a
> > 1 year registration, and $134.72 per domain for a 10 year registration
> > (there are a range of prices between these). This is using dotster, the
> > registrar I used for imfreedom.org (and for some of my personal
> > domains). pidgin.im itself was donated, but was not transfered to our
> > control.
> I am ambivalent as to whether or not we buy these, or care about them
> at all; if we decide we do care, $9/year seems reasonable to me.
I'm in favor of transferring them to us. Registering them for 4 years seems
like a good amount of time. And $9/year seems reasonable to me. $72 seems
like a low price to pay for a little brand stability.
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